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23 Aug, 2018, 08:00 BST DBU: German Environmental Prize Goes to Marine Biologist Boetius and Leipzig Waste Water Experts

German President to present prize 28 October in Erfurt - Significance of Oceans and "Clean Water for All" - Cross reference: Picture is available at...


29 Oct, 2017, 15:38 GMT Steinmeier Sees Prizewinners as Protagonists of Ambitious Future Visions for Our World

DBU: Highest-endowed European Environmental Prize presented today in Braunschweig by German President (Photo:...


29 Oct, 2017, 12:39 GMT German Environmental Prize Message: Do not Burden the Earth's Ecological Systems to the Breaking Point

DBU honors Oswald entrepreneurial family and conservationists Sielmann, Frobel and Weiger - German President presents prize - posthumous Lifetime...


05 Sep, 2017, 08:00 BST DBU: Trio of Conservationists and Technology Pioneers Receive German Environmental Prize

Sielmann/Frobel/Weiger to be honored for "Green Belt", entrepreneurs Oswald for development of efficient special motors on 29 October - Honorary...


30 Oct, 2016, 16:00 GMT "Tackling Problems Head-on is the Decisive Factor for Success in Protecting the Environment", German President Joachim Gauck says

In Würzburg today, the German President presented the German Environmental Prize to van Abel, Feeß and Mettke "The will to tackle problems head-on is ...


30 Oct, 2016, 11:56 GMT German Environmental Prize Message: Better Protection and More Sustainable Use of our Natural Resources

DBU honors entrepreneurs van Abel and Feeß and scientist Mettke - German President presents awards The German Environmental Prize of the German...


12 May, 2016, 14:43 BST German-Japanese Energy Council Aims to Promote the Energy Transition

DBU-backed project ready for launch - scientific exchange and mutual learning Despite differences in policies on energy and its supply, Japan and...


22 Sep, 2015, 08:00 BST DBU Appeal: "Set a Course in New York and Paris to Ensure the Future of Humanity on a Stable Planet"

The global sustainability and climate scientists Prof. Johan Rockström (Stockholm) and Prof. Mojib Latif (Kiel) to receive German Environmental Award ...


26 Oct, 2014, 11:00 GMT German Environment Award Goes to Excellent Efficiency Experts

DBU honoured the economist Hennicke and the entrepreneur Krieg - German president presented the awards - honorary award to Weinzierl The German...


24 Sep, 2014, 09:00 BST DBU's German Environmental Award goes to the scientist Prof. Peter Hennicke and the businessman Prof. Gunther Krieg - honorary award for Hubert Weinzierl

- Protection of Valuable Resources Implemented in Science and Practice Picture is available via epa european pressphoto agency ( http://www.epa.eu/ ) ...


27 Oct, 2013, 13:26 GMT "They Prevailed Against All Odds Because They Believed in Their Ideas"

German president presented Europe's most lucrative environmental prize today in Osnabrück - DBU confers award German President Joachim Gauck today...


27 Oct, 2013, 12:10 GMT "Power Women" Receive German Environmental Award for "Women Power"

DBU selected eco-insulation producer Hock-Heyl and "electricity rebel" Sladek as winners - German president presented - Cross reference: Picture is...


09 Aug, 2013, 08:07 BST Women Power for Environmental Protection: "Turned Visions into Reality Even in the Face of Massive Resistance"

- DBU's German Environmental Award goes to company founder Carmen Hock-Heyl (Nördlingen) and "electricity rebel" Ursula Sladek (Schönau) The winners...


28 Oct, 2012, 14:15 GMT German Environmental Award goes to German Photovoltaic Pioneers "Who Set New Standards Worldwide"

German president presented the most lucrative European environmental prize today in Leipzig - DBU bestows award. The German Environmental Award of...


27 Sep, 2012, 08:00 BST Photovoltaic Technology from Germany Leads the World

- The German Environmental Award of the DBU goes to the entrepreneur Günther Cramer (Kassel) and the researcher/entrepreneur team Dr. Andreas...


30 Oct, 2011, 16:57 GMT "With Your Innovations, you Have not Simply Improved Details, but Have Set New Standards as Well," said German President Wulff

The German president presented the German Environmental Award of the DBU today in Stuttgart - 1,100 guests The German Environmental Award of the...


29 Sep, 2011, 08:00 BST Environmental Relief by the Small-firm Sector: Prize Goes to "Trendsetters in Sustainability"

German Environmental Award of the DBU goes to the entrepreneurs Jürgen Schmidt (Greussenheim), and Dr Joachim Alfred Wünning and Dr Joachim Georg...